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The Women’s USA Gymnastics team earned the gold medal for team competition Tuesday in London.
Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross, along with their coaches, excitedly await the overall scores …
Team USA stands proudly as the United States National Anthem is played and the flag is raised…
The ladies contributed strong performances on the vault, beam, bars, and floor, with McKayla Maroney offering the greatest boost to the teams overall score of 183.596 by earning a 16.233 for her Amanar vault.
Congrats to the Fierce Five!
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Douglas, who won the gold medal in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics on Thursday, had some struggles before making the Olympic team.
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Thanks to a few kind words from her best friend, Wieber returned to her world championship form in the women's gymnastics team finals on Tuesday, helping the U.S. to its first gold medal since Atlanta in 1996...
Hold up the gold medal, tell Gabby Douglas' story to a roomful of parents with kids competing almost anywhere, and five minutes later, there will be nods all around. Five minutes after that, there won't be a dry eye in the place.
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USA Gymnast Gabby Douglas made history Thursday, winning the most coveted prize of all, Olympic gold.
Gabby Douglas is only 16-years old, becoming the first African-American to win the women’s all-around title! Congrats Gabby!
She led from the start, finishing with with 62.232 points and topping Russia’s Victoria Komova who had 61.973. . Russia’s Aliya Mustafina took the bronze...
American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the women's all-around gold today in London and becomes the third straight American to win the gold.
Douglas' gold medal in the all-around is the second of her Olympics thus far, she won gold when the Americans won the team competition two nights ago.
Known as "The Flying Squirrel", Douglas finished with a score of 62.232, just...
The U.S. women's gymnastics team, on the cusp of claiming only the second team gold in American history, enters Tuesday's team finals with one person on whom everything could turn: Jordyn Wieber.
This is the best women's squad America has produced since the Magnificent Seven won the country's only team gold medal at the 1996 Games in Atlanta. But its most talented...
Team USA is bringing home the gold in women's gymnastics. The Americans won their first gold medal in the team final since 1996 on Tuesday with a terrific performance in London. Team USA edged Russia who grabbed the silver medal and the bronze medalists, Romania in the all-around competition. The American team featured Jordy Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross, McKayla Maroney and...
Gotta love Bruins star Tyler Seguin MELTING the hearts of women in person and through the internets. His latest “victim”, U.S. Gold Medal winning gymnast and Needham’s own Aly Raisman.
Here is the Twitter LOVEFEST between Tyler & Aly:
@tylerseguin92 thanks really excited to watch you play this season!
@tylerseguin92 thanks :) really excited to watch you play this season! ��— Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) August 1, 2012Aly Raisman is the local girl from Needham, MA who captained the U.S. squad to the team gold medal a couple days ago. Seguin's tweet didn't help her in the all around finals tonight as she ended up in 4th.
This was the moment they had waited for their entire lives, the moment America had waited for since 1996, the moment the rest of the gymnastics world had feared as London approached: Each member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team walking slowly toward the podium, the gold medals being carried onto the floor theirs and theirs alone, American dominance in the sport now absolute...